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Increase grip endurance for Kettlebell Sport

Kettlebell Sport is all about finding relaxation while under duress. The lifter must be able to contract the appropriate muscles, while simultaneously keeping others from overworking.

If you tense your shoulder, it will automatically cause you to grip harder and overwork the forearm. In a snatch set especially, keeping your shoulder relaxed is essential to grip endurance. 


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Eliminating the “RED ZONE” for kettlebell lifting

Here’s a video that explains the coaching cue of eliminating the “RED ZONE” between your arm and your body so your hips and legs are loaded properly to launch the kettlebell. This will help you lift the kettlebell more efficiently by reducing load on the lower back and shoulder.

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Kettlebell Sport v. Kettlebell Hardstyle – What’s the difference

I like to compare the difference between Kettlebell Sport and Kettlebell Hardstyle to the difference between running middle distance (800m) and running a sprint. While middle distance and sprinting are both essentially the same body movement, the technique used for the two varies greatly. Neither style is more right or wrong than the other – they are just different.

Main differences in Kettlebell Sport and Kettlebell Hardstyle

Here are a few of the main differences between Kettlebell Sport and Hardstyle kettlebell lifting:

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